Payment fraud Articles

Phishing Email
September 30, 2021

How to Outsmart Fraudsters and Recognize Phishing Emails

Phishing is the process of sending fraudulent emails designed to steal personal information or gain access to online accounts. These emails often appear to come from legitimate sources, such as banks or other financial institutions, but they are actually sent by hackers attempting to gain access to your confidential information.

Account Takeover Fraud
September 16, 2021

Account takeover indicators that businesses should know to prevent digital identity fraud

Account takeover occurs when malicious actors steal login credentials to access customer accounts. Learn the tell-tale signs of account takeover attempts and how to prevent it from happening again.

6 Types of Ecommerce Fraud
September 15, 2021

6 types of ecommerce fraud and how to prevent them from harming your customers

Ecommerce businesses must navigate a complex landscape of sophisticated fraud, as fraudulent activity gets increasingly automated and difficult to detect. From account takeovers to carding cracking, it’s important to be familiar with the 6 main types of ecommerce fraud in order to recognize the warning signs before their effects become irreversible.

How to Use Fingerprint to Prevent Bot Attacks
September 9, 2021

How to Use Fingerprint to Prevent Bot Attacks

Bad bots are smart enough these days to evade the security controls of most signup forms. Learn how Fingerprint can help prevent bot attacks when other measures fail.

PSD2
September 1, 2021

Reducing Cart Abandonment Rates While Maintaining Compliance With PSD2

Learn how to adhere to Europe's new standards for secure online payments without adding friction to the checkout process.

Preventing Browser Fingerprinting
August 26, 2021

Can you Prevent Browser Fingerprinting?

Browser fingerprinting is effective for identifying anonymous traffic, but it isn't foolproof. Learn more about the various methods visitors can use to prevent browser fingerprints from accurately identifying visitors

CNP fraud prevention
July 27, 2021

CNP fraud prevention: Tips to protect your business against chargebacks

CNP, or card not present, is a type of credit card fraud that literally means the card is not physically presented to the merchant at the time of its use. It generally occurs when scammers obtain credit card details illegally and use them to make purchases online or over the phone, and is precisely why credit card holders keep their card information to themselves.

Gift card fraud prevention
July 26, 2021

Gift card fraud prevention: Tips to keep fraudsters at bay

Gift card fraud involves using stolen credit card details to purchase gift cards. Part of the reason gift card fraud is popular among scammers is its anonymity. By using credit card information to purchase a gift card, a fraudster essentially keeps stolen cash without having spent it.

Canvas fingerprinting
June 11, 2021

How Does Canvas Fingerprinting Work?

Canvas fingerprinting is one of the most popular techniques used in browser fingerprinting. We’ll show you how to identify anonymous traffic and show you how to implement it yourself.

Bot detection radar
June 3, 2021

Bot Detection: Identifying Bot Traffic with Open-source Browser Fingerprinting Techniques

Learn the most common bot detection techniques, and learn to implement bot detection and threat mitigation using browser fingerprinting techniques.

Browser fingerprinting privacy shield
May 25, 2021

Fingerprinting in the Modern Browser: Are Privacy Updates Making It Harder to Prevent Fraud?

Are privacy updates making it harder to use browser fingerprinting for anti-fraud? We go through the major modern browsers and determine what is still possible to keep your website safe.

Credit card testing
March 12, 2021

How to Prevent Card Testing Without Destroying Your Payment Conversions

Credit card testing can be difficult to stop without adding additional hurdles to your payment process. Learn what technologies are available to protect your site from payment fraud.